Tag Archives: Johan Kobborg

Osipova’s “Pure Dance”

The American ballet critic, Arlene Croce, described Antony Tudor’s ballet, The Leaves are Fading, as “a wistful attempt at a

War Dances – a brief history beyond The Green Table

Branco Gaica’s photo of the men in Stephen Baynes’ ballet, 1914, is one of my favourite images on The Australian

A magic carpet ride through 2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

New Zealand ballet and the Italian Connection

Thanks to the Encyclopedia of New Zealand I discovered that a 19th-century promoter of Italian immigration pointed out that New

A chemistry lesson by Cojocaru and Kobborg

Aristotle thought that the essence of theatrical tragedy is the empathic response of the audience who can feel the agony

Cojocaru and Kobborg to guest with The Australian Ballet next month

Before Alina Cojocaru left the Royal Ballet she told me she felt constrained at Covent Garden and found solace as

Muntagirov quits English National Ballet to become the youngest male principal at the Royal Ballet

When Wayne Eagling was artistic director of English National Ballet he feared that the young dancer he mentored, Vadim Muntagirov,

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2014 season

Early next year, Ethan Stiefel, the artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, will take his company back to

Queensland Ballet unveils its 2014 season

The wow factor in the Queensland Ballet’s 2014 season, announced today, is Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet, featuring guest artists

Here’s to 2013, not forgetting the best moments of 2012

With the Paris Opera Ballet in Sydney in January/February and the Bolshoi Ballet in Brisbane in May/June, 2013 is set